Dromoland Castle Hotel

| County Clare Ireland, Ireland
 
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With an extraordinary history stretching back to the 5th Century, Dromoland Castle was originally the ancestral home of one of the few families of Gaelic Royalty; direct descendants of Brian Boru, the High King of Ireland.

Approached by a meandering drive that passes acres of magnificent lawns, this luxury 5 Star Castle Hotel overlooks its own Championship Golf Course and a glistening lake which commands the panoramic beauty of the surrounds.

Seamlessly blending Old-World elegance with contemporary luxuries, Dromoland's tradition of delivering impeccable, unobtrusive service is never compromised. Guests can relax under the careful attention of our staff and enjoy an exquisite selection of gourmet fine dining and delicious wines; unwind slowly in the Castle's 5 Star luxury Health Spa or indoor heated pool; or enjoy a good book beside a crackling evening fire. Situated just 8 miles from Shannon International Airport, and regarded as one of the top luxury hotels Ireland has to offer, Dromoland Castle Hotel Ireland is the ideal base from which to explore the vibrant cities of Limerick and Galway; the magical Shannon region and Ireland's rugged West Coast.
Hotel Address:
  • Dromoland Castle Hotel
  • Newmarket-on-fergus
  • County Clare Ireland, 00000
  • Ireland
Location Summary
Dromoland Castle is ideally located 8 miles from Shannon Airport in Clare just outside Newmarket on Fergus. The proximity of this beautiful castle hotel in Clare Ireland to other major cities in the South /South West of Ireland make it an ideal location for touring: 19 miles from Limerick city, 48 miles from Galway city, 80 miles from Cork city and 88 miles from Killarney.

Directions to Hotel
Driving Directions ------------------ Take Ennis N18 From Shannon 6 Miles To Newmarket-on-fergus. Continue On The N18 2 Miles Outside The Village Entrance To Hotel On Right Hand Side On Main Road.
Awards
Conde Nast Award Winner, Travel & Leisure Award Winner
Banquets & Meetings
Five rooms available.
Disabled Access
One room available.
Fine Dining on Site
Dine in luxury at our award winning Earl of Thomond Restaurant in Clare or for a more informal dining setting choose our Fig Tree restaurant offering a variety of food from noon to late evening.
Child Programs
Families are very welcome at this 5 star hotel in Ireland and we offer a range of services to help them feel at home while on a family holiday in Ireland. The 5 star Dromoland Castle is ideal for family breaks in Ireland.
Spa Facility
The Spa at Dromoland is a hidden gem is located within the Castle walls and has been specially designed for the ultimate health spa experience, ideal for weekend breaks in Ireland. Consisting of 6 treatment rooms, Hair Salon, Manicure & Pedicure Teatment rooms and an outside Gazebo with Hydro Pool, it is easy to see why we are regarded as one of the finest 5 star spa hotels in Ireland.
Tennis Courts on Site
Two all weather outdoor tennis courts.
Biking, Mountain
Bikes available.
Biking, Touring
Bikes available.
Fishing - Fly
Dromoland Lough is well stocked with Trout, Perch and other course fish ideal for fishing breaks in Ireland. Guests may fish at leisure from the banks of the lake, or on one of the estate boats. Expert assistance from our resident Ghillies is available by prior arrangement.
Golfing
Dromoland Castle's Golf course is complemented by a truly unique practice facility which has 10 fully automated Driving Bays, Putting Greens and bunker. All the bays are fitted with Golf-Tech's second generation fully automated "Power Tees." The Bunker and Chipping Green offer a number of lies, slopes and grass lengths to practice from. In addition to a well shaped, large greenside bunker, there is also a riveted face links style bunker, modeled on the famous "Road Hole" bunker on the 17th at St Andrews.
Hiking
With over 410 acres of mature woodland and feral lakes, Dromoland has plenty of walks and pathways that offer varied and interesting routes. Wildlife on the estate includes native red deer, pheasant, partridge and many of the country fauna of the area
Horseback Riding
SPA FISHING FALCONRY CLAY SHOOTING TENNIS ARCHERY HORSE RIDING OTHER ACTIVITIES Welcome to Dromoland Castle For guests interested in horse riding breaks in Ireland we recommend Clare Equestrian Centre and Castlefergus Riding Stables (about 10 minutes drive from Dromoland Castle).
Hunting
SPA FISHING FALCONRY CLAY SHOOTING TENNIS ARCHERY HORSE RIDING OTHER ACTIVITIES Welcome to Dromoland Castle The Dromoland Castle Estate in Ireland has a dedicated shooting range. Clay Shooting Sessions may be booked in advance, or arranged during your stay.
Shopping
Shopping is available in the nearest town a half hour away
Theatre & Museums
Theatre is fifteen minutes away
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Guest Review Highlights

Couple

52% (75)

Family

48% (70)

Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
  • - Business Center
  • - Disabled Access
  • - Fine Dining on Site
  • - Fine Dining Nearby
  • - Fitness Center
  • - High Speed Internet
  • - Child Programs
  • - Pool, Indoor
  • - Spa Facility
  • - Tennis Courts on Site
Available Activities
  • - Biking, Mountain
  • - Biking, Touring
  • - Skeet Shooting
  • - Fishing - Fly
  • - Golf Driving Range
  • - Golfing
  • - Hiking
  • - Horseback Riding
  • - Hunting
  • - Shopping
  • - Tennis Courts Nearby
  • - Theatre & Museums


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Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Gold List for Best Hotels in Europe

Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Gold List for Best Hotels in Europe


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